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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 41,196
favorite 26
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How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.
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Topics: Advertising: Outdoor, Electricity, Chicago
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movies
eye 28,200
favorite 52
comment 6
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Topic: need meta
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 22,631
favorite 9
comment 2
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A/V Geeks
by Frank Capra Productions
movies
eye 58,975
favorite 101
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From the description in Rick Prelinger's Field Guide to Sponsored Films: Popular scientific film directed by Frank Capra that launched the Bell System Science series. Combining animation and live action, Our Mr. Sun uses a scientist-writer team to present information about the sun and its importance to humankind. NOTE: Produced in Technicolor, the film was originally telecast in 1956 and 1957 to 9 million homes; some 600 16mm prints were distributed to schools and community organizations...
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Topics: sun, bell science series, science, animation
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movies
eye 5,637
favorite 12
comment 3
Two young women take a Greyhound Bus tour across America. Includes a love story and a great song at the end - the whole bus breaks into song.
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Topic: need keyword
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movies
eye 17,141
favorite 34
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Two young women take a Greyhound Bus tour across America. Includes a love story and a great song at the end - the whole bus breaks into song.
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Topic: need keyword
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
audio
eye 21,776
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SOLDIERS OF THE PRESS Soldiers of the Press is a war drama that was created in New York and syndicated by World Broadcasting System. Little is known about the series or the total number of episodes. Each episode is 15 minutes long and retold a recent news story from action during World War II. The series was narrated by United Press correspondents including Walter Cronkite, Harrison Salisbury, and many lesser knowns such as Ralph Teasdale and Ann Stringer. The show was broadcast on WOR from 28...
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Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Soldiers of the...
The Lum Edwards Collection
audio
eye 72,436
favorite 70
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Complete Broadcast Day - WJSV 9/21/39-MP3 format WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. transcribed an entire day of broadcasting. If you are curious as to what radio was actually like in those days, there is no better way than by listening to these MP3 files. )
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Complete Broadcast Day, WJSV
Old Time Radio
audio
eye 48,359
favorite 32
comment 5
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Topic: old_time_radio
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by CBS Television Network
movies
eye 19,935
favorite 35
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Dramatized atomic evacuation of Portland, Oregon.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Cold War, Oregon
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by CBS Television Network
movies
eye 31,529
favorite 57
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Dramatized atomic evacuation of Portland, Oregon.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Cold War, Oregon
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by Archer Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 19,005
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Civil defense film admonishing U.S. city dwellers to stay and fight in case of enemy invasion, rather than evacuate. Filmed in New York and other cities.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Cold War, Infrastructure
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 75,784
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Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
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by U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense
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eye 28,152
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Study of a nuclear test in 1955 at Nevada Test Site.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons, Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 16,171
favorite 29
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Salesmanship and psychology instruction for gun dealers.
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Topics: Sales: Training, Hunting
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movies
eye 2,078
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comment 2
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by McGraw-Hill Films
movies
eye 54,399
favorite 32
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Good and bad methods of disciplining inappropriate classsroom behavior.
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Topics: Social guidance, Society: Education
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by Dudley Pictures Corporation
movies
eye 18,248
favorite 26
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Importance of railroads in the U.S. economy, with many great running views of freight and passenger trains.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 857,809
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Actress Gale Storm and family take a road trip in their Chevrolet and review the do's and don'ts of auto traveling.
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Topics: Tourism, Travelogues, Car culture: General
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movies
eye 17,713
favorite 49
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Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
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Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
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by Unknown
movies
eye 12,880
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Tribute to television as servant of the public in the Cold War era.
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Topics: Media: Television, Cold War, Journalism
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movies
eye 10,340
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0646 PA8752 Walking to School
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Community Video
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Private Snafu mocks his peers who study, saying that he would rather fight. His guardian angel (1st clas with a cigar) grants him the powers and a comical version of a Superman suit, which he promptly uses to create more problems than when he didn't have any powers! This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the...
Topics: animation, comedy, WWII, Private Snafu, superman
Animation Shorts
movies
eye 56,430
favorite 44
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A cartoon in which Private Snafu, while drunk, reveals military secrets that allow the enemy to torpedo his ship. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's music....
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Topics: animation, comedy, WWII, Private SNAFU
A/V Geeks
movies
eye 42,935
favorite 33
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Private Snafu imagines the good times his family is having back home while he's stationed in the Arctic. Technical Fairy First Class shows that even his family is helping with the war effort - his dad building tanks, his mom planting a Victory Garden, Grandpa riveting battleships, and his girl joining the WAC's and even the family's horse is pitching in. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale...
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Topics: military, animation, Private SNAFU
A/V Geeks
by Robert Clampett
movies
eye 106,184
favorite 68
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Private Snafu learns about the hazards of enemy booby traps the hard way. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's music. To license this film and get a higher...
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Topics: military, animation, Private SNAFU
A/V Geeks
by George Thurman, Chuck Ungar
movies
eye 28,492
favorite 56
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Kevin, feeling very sad and lonely after spending his first day in a new junior high school meets a young girl on his bus ride home who drops a pencil and suddenly disappears. Is this mysterious young girl a ghost of a girl who died on a bus years before? Why is she so adamant that Kevin learn bus safety rules? Like many films from the late 1970s and early 1980s, this film uses supernatural elements to keep kids' attention. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
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Topics: school bus society, kids in peril
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movies
eye 6,431
favorite 6
comment 3
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 18,344
favorite 50
comment 3
A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton Kleinberg. Art Director: Theobold Holsopple. Production Supervisor: John McKennon. Musical Supervision: Edward Paul. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. With Marshall Thompson (Mysterious Stranger); Tommy Kirk (Jimmy Rollins); Morris Ankrum (Fred Schroder); Angie Dickinson (Mary);...
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Topics: Patriotism, Transportation: Bus, Travelogues
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 30,382
favorite 80
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A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton Kleinberg. Art Director: Theobold Holsopple. Production Supervisor: John McKennon. Musical Supervision: Edward Paul. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. With Marshall Thompson (Mysterious Stranger); Tommy Kirk (Jimmy Rollins); Morris Ankrum (Fred Schroder); Angie Dickinson (Mary);...
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Topics: Patriotism, Transportation: Bus, Travelogues
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by Byron Roudabush
movies
eye 2,957
favorite 4
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Produced and Directed: Byron Roudabush. Photography: John Bessor; Editor: George Merriken; Script: Oeveste Granducci; Voice of George Washington: Raine Bennett
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Topic: need keyword
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movies
eye 5,211
favorite 3
comment 3
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 18,142
favorite 41
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A group of teenagers on a high-school radio program discuss just what capitalism is, seizing onto the example of the butcher who supplies the weenies for their picnic. With Mickey Hugh (Ray Bennett); Franklyn Ferguson (John Howell). Educational Collaborator: James Harvey Dodd, Ph.D., Head, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College, University of Virginia.
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Topic: Economics
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by Universal-International Newsreel
movies
eye 22,033
favorite 11
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U.S. Navy opens 1 megawatt transmitter in Cascade Mountains of Washington, known as 'Radio Jim Creek.' Newsreel story.
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Topics: Newsreels, Communication: Radio, Military: U.S. Navy
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movies
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comment 2
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by Unknown
movies
eye 49,119
favorite 73
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Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
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Topics: Food industry: Meat production, Minnesota (History and culture), Animals: Pigs